Valiant's First Crossover: Ninjak Debuts in X-O Manowar

It seems Valiant was being a little sneaky and pulling a misdirection when they released that Ninjak teaser image. Turns out, Ninjak is actually making his debut in X-O Manowar #5. Is this Valiant’s first crossover? Maybe. But nothing’s yet been indicated the story will be continued in Ninjak #1. For that matter, Ninjak #1 hasn’t been announced yet. It probably isn’t too far off, though. If this doesn’t cross into a Ninjak series, it would just be what they call a backdoor pilot in the TV business and Ninjak would spin off into his own series.

Tolja! Fewer movies at Comic-Con as TV moves into Hall H

With only a few weeks until this year’s Comic-Con extravaganza, the big studios are rolling out their panel plans, and as we suspected, film studios are not going in pedal to the metal this year. Variety reports that Paramount, Fox and Relativity are definitely sitting things out, while Universal is iffy. Disney/Marvel sat out last year—they went to their own purpose built D23 show instead—but will be back. (Perhaps to announce the mystery 2014 movie?) WB is also expected to attend with Superman and (we pray) THE HOBBIT. Elsewhere, it’s all a little sketchy: